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May 23 Dynamic Education Panel: “Closing the Gap”

  Super Stars Literacy was proud to host its first ever education forum:”Closing the Gap: Challenges and Possibilities in Public Education.” With support from our host Guidestar, we dialogued and debated with a range of committed education advocates including: Rhonnel Sotelo, Executive Director, Rogers Family Foundation Taison Kwamilele, Director of Communication and Education Liaison, Congresswoman Barbara… Read more »

more... May 14 Special Online Auction – Celebrate Mother’s Day!

Honor Your Mother- and Support Young Readers! Super Stars Literacy is so excited to announce a new way you can support your mother -and our kids! Join our first annual Super Stars Literacy Mother’s Day online auction!  We are proud to offer seven days of special gifts for you to bid on – from special tickets… Read more »

more... April 28 Twitter Photo Contest – We Need You!

Dear Literacy Champion, The East Bay Community Foundation has a special Twitter Photo contest- and if we win 16 children will have the cost of a Super Stars Literacy teacher covered for two months! That’s 176 hours of reading support and social emotional skill building! How can you help? It’s Easy!  WHAT: Super Stars Literacy will… Read more »

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The Achievement Gap

Children from poor families enter school having been exposed, on average, to over 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.

A student who cannot read proficiently by 3rd grade is over 4 times more likely to drop out of school, which limits their own opportunities and continues the cycle of poverty in their communities

There is an almost 90% chance that a child who is a poor reader at the end of grade 1 will be a poor reader in grade 4.